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iPhone Gloves 


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iPhone Gloves 

Written By: Becky Stern 


Scissors (1) 
Sewing needle (1) 


Gloves (1) 
Conductive yarn (1) 


It can be frustrating to have to take off your gloves to use your touch-screen phone. 
Capacitive touch screens sense how conductive your fingers are, and gloves are, well, 

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iPhone Gloves 

Step 1 — iPhone Gloves 

• For this project, you'll need a 
needle and some conductive 

Step 2 

• To make a pathway for the electricity to travel, sew a small spot of conductive thread to 
the fingertip of the glove. 

• Be sure to leave a long tail of thread inside the finger of the glove to make good contact 
with your skin. 

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Step 3 

• Make many stitches with the thread 
to build up a conductive surface. 

Step 4 

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• To cut the thread, first leave a long tail inside the finger of the glove. Then repeat the 
process on the glove's thumb. 

• The hardest part about this project is doing everything left-handed. 


• When I paid attention to the way I use my phone, I found that the best place for the thumb 
pad was actually along the side of my thumb. 

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Step 5 

• Try your gloves out on your touch- 
screen devices and enjoy! 

• If your gloves don't work right 
away, try adding more conductive 
thread fringe on the insides of your 
gloves' fingers. 

This document was last generated on 2012-11-01 07:52:13 PM. 

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